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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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November 11, 2013

Help Beautify More Than 70 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 16

Now’s your chance to contribute to the city that loves you back: Philadelphia’s LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day is back on Saturday, November 16. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will host a day-long volunteer event in nearly 80 parks across the city where you can rake fall leaves, plant bulbs […]

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August 13, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Events, Classes, Food Trucks And Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Take note, folks. This week is the final week of The Oval, Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway. This summer, the awesome public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has welcomed crowds to take advantage of daily eaducational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and a weekly beer garden. […]

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August 6, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks Of Events, Demonstrations And Classes At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a daily destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., through August 18, and invites one and all to enoy […]

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July 30, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks Of Events, Classes And Live Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The new pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., through August 18, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup […]

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July 22, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks Of Events, Demonstrations And Classes At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Have you been to The Oval yet? The new pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., through August 18, and has a jam-packed calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and a weekly beer […]

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